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MICHIGAN OPERA THEATRE'S 2014-2015 SEASON

   

butterfly172.jpg MADAME BUTTERFLY, November 15-23, 2014
A naive geisha abandons her culture to wed an American Naval officer, not realizing that she's a temporary amusement to him. "Butterfly" then faithfully awaits her husband's return from a long mission, only to discover that he has remarried.
frida172.jpg FRIDA, March 7-28, 2015
Robert Xavier Rodriguez's colorful opera about Mexican painter Frida Kahlo. This co-production with the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts is to be performed at the Macomb Center, the Berman Center for the Performing Arts, and the Detroit Film Theatre.
merryWidow172.jpg THE MERRY WIDOW, April 11-19, 2015
In Lehar's rollicking operetta, a rich widow's wealth will be transferred to her next husband when she remarries.  So the locals scramble to keep her - and her money - from leaving the country with a foreign guy.
faust172.jpg FAUST, May 9-17, 2014
In Gounod's grand opera, Faust, the title character makes a pact with the devil, exchanging eternity for youth and temporal love.